A collection of ship pictures painted on glass tells an interesting story of the salty days of maritime New England in Early Republic times.
After this painting was completed, this ship went on to an illustrious and historic career hauling dead meat across the Pacific.
Few mansions are more evocative of the style of the Victorian Era than this, the former home of a wealthy Oregon mariner and businessman.
The History With A Twist blog has a terrific article that is very timely today--the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Empress of Ireland, [...]
Forty-eight years ago today, on November 13, 1965, the SS Yarmouth Castle, an ocean liner and cruise ship that plied the waves between Miami and [...]
People forget that the Great Lakes of North America are among the busiest waterways in the world, and that some truly great ships have plied [...]
One hundred and fifty-nine years ago today, on September 27, 1854, the Collins Line steamship S.S. Arctic sank off Cape Race, Newfoundland, Canada, taking almost 400 [...]
Today, September 19, is some sort of semi-official "Talk like a Pirate" day. Every time this day comes around I continue to be amazed at [...]